Why Your Proposals Aren't Leading to Deals

It can be frustrating to send out proposals to clients only to be ignored. You spent hours researching and crafting a perfect pitch. Your spelling was impeccable, your graphics were original and unique. You even went so far as to make your proposal...

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How to Market Your Business When You Don't Have Time

When it comes to marketing your freelance business, you may think:

  1. “Ugh. I hate selling. There has to be a better way to market my services.”
  2. “Who has time for marketing?”

If you fall into the first category, I bet the word “sales” gives you...

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How competitors can help grow your creative business

You probably know the feeling. You’re discussing your proposal with a potential new client and ever so casually they mention that a competitor has offered to do it for less. Your stomach shrinks and you wonder if this new company will be the end of...

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An interview with Sunny Bonnell of Motto

Nathan: Okay, so today on the Nusii interviews I'm joined by Sunny Bonnell of Motto. Sunny is co-founder and creative director of the award-winning branding firm, where she works alongside her partner in crime and branding strategist Ashleigh Hansberger...

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The power of community in business

I’m going to start today’s post with some facts, you know you love them. In the UK, there are roughly 5.2 million businesses. Of those, 99.3% are considered small businesses. This pattern is repeated all around the world. Of those same statistics small...

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How the digital signature helped shape modern business

How do you currently get your clients to sign important documents? I’m not talking about how you convince them to sign, but the actual process of signing. In days gone by I’d send an email with my document attached. My client would have to print off...

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An Interview with Marketing Director, Jake Jorgovan

For the second of our Nusii Interviews I spoke with Marketing Director Jake Jorgovan. Jake is an extremely talented guy who over the years has worn many hats…Today he's an author, teacher, mentor, illustrator, designer and much more. So grab a coffee...

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The 5 realms of project management hell

Poor project management can turn a promising new project into the project from hell. From tight deadlines and crushing budgets, to last minute changes that make you want to give up and open a bakery. But project management is an area you must dominate...

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Are you a freelance Introvert or Extrovert?

Personality types are important in any business, but what about when it’s just you? Over the years I’ve been learning more and more about personality types. I’ve learned how they affect not only group dynamics, but also the individual. Introversion...

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